Books

Book Betrayals: A List of Past Hurts, pt. 5

While making my last few lists, I realized I'd had a pretty good life. The bulk of my book betrayals occurred after I turned 18; I couldn't recall any hurtful childhood reads. Then I remembered. There were betrayals, all right. And they started early.   Riding Freedom by Pam Muñoz Ryan I was 6 when the school… Continue reading Book Betrayals: A List of Past Hurts, pt. 5

Books

Book Betrayals: A List of Past Hurts, pt. 1

When it comes to books, I am a cheapskate. In this area of my life, I value quantity over quality, blowing my budget on thrifty, vaguely-interesting paperbacks rather than the one or two pricey hardbacks I really want. Why bother when I'm going to switch them out for cheaper, less bulky, better-looking copies in six months?… Continue reading Book Betrayals: A List of Past Hurts, pt. 1